McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A Glimpse of Alzheimer's Disease

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Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disease and a form of dementia causing problems with brain function including memory, cognition and behaviour. This video will provide a brief showcase of the mechanisms, treatment and preventative measures of the disease. Dr. Margaret Fahnestock, a Professor from the Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences department at McMaster University, also provides insight on Alzheimer's disease.

— Video by Kosalan Akilan, Justin Lu, Helen Kim, Tosin Tomiwa and Nabeelah Khan